Nurse Education

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Is nurse education sexist?: an exploratory study, Contemporary Nurse (2006)

A cross-sectional population survey of students enrolled at an Australian university was undertaken using a...

 

Research in nursing and health care: evidence for practice (with Beverley J. Taylor and Kathryn Roberts), School of Health and Human Sciences Papers (2006)

'Research in Nursing and Health Care: Evidence for Practice' is written by experienced nurse-researchers to...

 

Getting started in health research, School of Health and Human Sciences Papers (2004)

'Getting started in health research' provides undergraduate science students with an overview of the research...

 

Nursing theory: whose interests are being served? (with Sandra Speedy), Nursing theory in Australia: development and application (2000)

Speedy, S & Kermode, S 2000, 'Nursing theory: whose interests are being served?', in J...

 

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Spiritual wellbeing: a study of undergraduate students (with Lyn Ramsay), Sacred Space: International Journal of Spirituality in Health (2000)
 

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Keynote address: Science and not-science in nurse education, Proceedings of the Nursing Research Conference of the NSW Nursing Research Interest Group (1996)

Science is under threat from a number of sources. In nurse education a range of...

 

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The postmodernist hoax and its effects on nursing (with Claire Brown), The International Journal of Nursing Studies (1996)

Nursing literature has not been immune to the influences of postmodernist thought. It has been...

 

Keynote Address. Nursing research: where to from here?, NSW Nursing Research Interest Conference- COSINE '95 (1995)

Science is under threat from a number of sources. In nurse education a range of...

 

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National Competition Policy: a review of the significance of The Hilmer Report for nursing (with Claire Brown and Nancy Emmanuel), Collegian (1995)

The Hilmer Report has been having a significant influence on national and state governments since...

 

What do nurses know? Nursing diagnosis and the politics of ideas, Proceedings of the Inaugural National Nursing Diagnosis Conference (1991)
 

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The role of clincial supervisor in college programs, Australian Nurses Journal (1984)
 

Clinical Practice

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The influence of alcohol and tobacco use in orthopaedic inpatients on complications of surgery (with Gerard Williams, Michelle Daly, Elizabeth M. Proude, Michelle Davis, Jan Barling, and Paul S. Haber), Drug and Alcohol Review (2008)

Introduction and Aims. Tobacco use and heavy alcohol consumption are associated with increased morbidity and...

 

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How do perioperative nurses cope with stress? (with Brigid M. Gillespie), Contemporary Nurse (2004)

In recent years there has been broad discussion on the nature of stressors experienced by...

 

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A clinical trial of the effect of aromatherapy on motivational behaviour in a dementia care setting using a single subject design (with Susan MacMahon), Australian Journal of Holistic Nursing (1998)

An n=1 clinical trial of effectiveness of aromatherapy on motivational behaviour in a dementia care...

 

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Traditional Chinese Medicine in Australia (with Alan Bensoussan, Stephen P. Myers, and S Chang), Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management (1997)

In 1996 a government review of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) was commissioned by the Victorian,...

 

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A critical overview of current public policy trends and their implications for nursing (with Nancy Emmanuel and Claire Brown), Collegian (1994)

There have been a number of significant changes in the public policy landscape within Australia...

 

The determinants of excellence in nursing practice: a study of registered nurses (with Judith van der Wal), Nursing in the Nineties - Proceedings of the 12th National Conference of the Royal College of Nursing Australia (1990)
 

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Pressure area care: a problem solving approach, Australian Nurses Journal (1983)
 

Socio-cultural parameters of health

Contexts of health, School of Health and Human Sciences Papers (2006)
 

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A study of the effects of social change on health in the Republic of Palau (with Julita Tellei), Pacific Health Dialog (2005)

This study was conducted in the Republic of Palau. It aimed to examine the impacts...

 

Critical perspectives on health, School of Health and Human Sciences Papers (2004)

'Critical perspectives on health' provides students with a critical overview of the social and political...

 

Foundation concepts for holistic health, School of Health and Human Sciences Papers (2004)
 

Trajectories of social change: A study of globalisation processes in the Republic of Palau (with Julita Tellei), Social Change in the 21st Century Conference, QUT (2004)
 

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Reintegrating masculinity: developing a sustainable, holistic perspective (with Peter Keil), Complementary Therapies in Nursing and Midwifery (2003)
 

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Room 137, Byron Child (2002)
 

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The natural holistic imperative, Australian Journal of Holistic Nursing (2002)

Biodiversity is nature's expression of the principle of holism. This 'natural holistic imperative' is manifested...

 

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The problem of being male, Byron Child (2002)
 

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Natural and complementary therapy utilisation on the North Coast of New South Wales (with Lyn Ramsay and Stephen P. Myers), Australian Journal of Holistic Nursing (1998)

The use of natural and complementary therapies in Australia seems to be increasing. There is...

 

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Where have all the flowers gone? Nursings's escape from the radical critique (with Claire Brown), Contemporary Nurse (1995)

The radical critique, born out of the social unrest of the 1960s and early 1970s,...

 

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The organization: a problem for the professionalization of nursing, Contemporary Nurse (1994)

The re-constitution of the Australian labour force has seen the emergence of the organisation as...

 

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The power to be different: is professionalization the answer?, Contemporary Nurse (1993)

Nursing, it seems, is 'professionalizing' in a period of history when some consider the professions...

 

Towards understanding vocational commitment: the case of registered nurses (with David Battersby), Proceedings of the Sociological Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference (1988)
 

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Thoughts on de-humanization, The Lamp (1979)
 

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A study of the relationship between quality of life, self-esteem and health (with Doug MacLean), Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing (2001)

In this study, 757 participants reported data on quality of life (QOL), health and self-esteem....

 

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Nurses facilitating reconciliation through education (with Lyn Ramsay), Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing (1997)

In 1996, Health of Indigenous Australian Peoples, was introduced as a compulsory unit in a...

 

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Turnover of registered nurses in New South Wales hospitals (with David Battersby), Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing (1990)

During 1988, a study of nursing staff turnover was undertaken for the NSW College of...

 

Emerging career patterns registered nurses in New South Wales, Proceedings of the Nursing Research Conference of the NSW Nursing Research Interest Group (1989)
 

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Calculating nursing turnover in New South Wales (with David Battersby, Colin Boylan, Judith van der Wal, Ron Kerr, and Brian King), Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing (1989)

A study of nursing staff turnover is being carried out by the Nursing Research Team...

 

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How nurses use curriculum concepts, Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing (1988)

A study conducted in 1985 and 1986 attemptes to discover if a curriculum based on...

 

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Pre-clinical preparation of undergraduate nursing students, Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing (1987)

The clinical setting is the most valuable educational resource available to teachers of undergraduate nursing...

 

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A conceptual framework for nursing practice, Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing (1985)

There are distinct benefits for teachers, learners and clinicians if nursing knowledge is organized within...

 

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Clinical supervision in nurse education: some parallels with teacher education, Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing (1985)

This paper exaimines the theory of clinical supervision as applied to teacher education and nurse...